Dengue Response Unit confirms 3967 victims in KP

10:35 PM | 2 Oct, 2019
Dengue Response Unit confirms 3967 victims in KP
PESHAWAR - The dengue fever cases have climbed to 3967 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after 108 more cases were reported on Wednesday, provincial Dengue Response Unit (DRP) reported.

Peshawar, capital of the province ruled by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, remained the most affected district of until now with 1970 cases till October 2, followed by Swat with 283 cases.

Moreover, 182 cases were reported from merged district Khyber, 174 from Shangla, 163 from Mansehra, 143 from Battagram, 142 from Mardan, 138 from Dir Lower, 119 from Haripur, 118 from Abbottabad, 102 from Swabi, 99 from Nowshera, 90 from Kohat, 43 Bunner, 30 from Charsadda, 28 from DI Khan, 24 from Lakki Marwat, 9 from Bannu, five each from Malakand, two from Karak and Dir upper and one each from Mohmand, Kurram, Kohat and Tank.

According to DRP statistics, 40 new cases were reported from Peshawar, 8 from Nowshera, 11 from Swat, three each from Bunner, Dir Lower, two from Bajaur, 11 from Mardan, 8 from Swabi, 9 from Haripur, four from Mansehra, seven from Kohat, and one each from Lakki Marwat and DI Khan districts.

It stated that to date, 3759 patients were discharged after necessary treatment adding that a total of 1970 cases of dengue have so far been reported from Peshawar followed by Swat with 283 cases.

The report further revealed that on Wednesday 89 patients were admitted in various hospitals of the provinces while 45 were discharged.

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When it comes to Punjab, the victims crossed 3,377 since the start of this year, the provincial health department disclosed in a report last week.

According to a report issued by the department, 2,608 patients out of the total 3,377 were discharged from hospitals after treatment while six dengue patients across the province are in intensive care units and the rest were out of danger.